Articles by Ian Shalapata



Essex-Windsor Ambulance EMS

Man Drives Off Cliff Into Lake Erie

(ESSEX, ON) – Yesterday evening around 9:30pm, The OPP responded to an incident at the end of Baldwin Road, south of County Road 50, in…


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Windsor Police Seek Two Assault Suspects

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor Police is appealing to the public for information regarding an assault which occurred yesterday around 8:00am. Officers are probing a report…


Foghat performed at Bluesfest Windsor on 15 July 2017.Photo by John Skinner.

The Bluesfest Windsor Experience

(WINDSOR, ON) – The late great Jimi Hendrix once asked, “Are you experienced?” Festival goers to Saturday’s installment of Bluesfest Windsor can answer with a…


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Vandals Cause $20K In Damage

(PETROLIA, ON) – On July 16, the OPP investigated a serious incident which occurred at the Flats in Petrolia over night. A tent, which had…


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Wanted Man Stopped From Entering US

(WINDSOR, ON) – On May 22, a man was being confrontational with a younger man in the area of a basketball park in Wallaceburg. A…


A branch of the WFCU is seen in this file photo from 16 July 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Apology To WFCU, Francis

An opinion piece written by Robert Tuomi entitled A Tale Of Two Credit Unions, and originally published 5 June 2017, was the subject of a…


A driver of a transport truck has been charged after a collision on Highway 401 near Communication Road.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

Windsor Man Charged After Highway Fire

(CHATHAM, ON) – In the early evening last Thursday, the OPP responded to a tractor trailer fire in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near…


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Murder Charge Laid In Belle River Death

(BELLE RIVER, ON) – Last Thursday, the OPP commenced an investigation into the death of a Windsor teen which occurred in Belle River shortly before…